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hurricane punch but the super storm's effects remain tonight. >> parts of the states are water locked while others are dealing with heavy snowfall. news of a local casualty. we have team coverage of our story. sheldon is standing by with a look at the state impact and the challenges local families who are without power face this halloween. kai reed has the details on baltimore first responders helping neighbors to the north. here's a look at some of the latest headlines with sandy's aftermath. at least 70 people in the united states had been killed. more than 6 million households in this is our without power. national guard troops are delivering food and water to residents stranded by flooding. president obama got a bird's eye view of the damage hurricane sandy cost to the new jersey shoreline this afternoon. he was tried by chris christie and quite a bit -- and craig
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fugate. afterwards, they visited a community shelter and spoke with several residents. the president promised residents that the federal government would not forget them, saying they are there for the long haul. >> we are not going to tolerate red tape. it will not tolerate bureaucracy. i have instituted a 15 minute rule on my team. you return everybody's phone call at the did 50 minutes. >> this is our sixth conversation since the weekend. it is been a great working relationship to make sure that we are doing the jobs people inducted us to do. >> this traffic jam is the result of demand for gasoline after the hurricane. motorists were backed up for miles. it waited -- the wait in some areas is an hour if not longer. if you are planning to run in the new york city marathon this weekend, the race is still a go
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despite widespread damage from sandy, including massive power outages and no subway. organizers are trying to assess how the storm might affect plans including transporting minors to the start line on staten island. we ours -- seems like police arrested sect in place -- scenes like police help are taking place. new york city firefighters and the national guard assisted in the transfer of patients. you have to look for an alternative market use the north east regional amtrak train to head up north. the plan to restore some service on friday to and from the york city. if i did schedule is expected to be released tomorrow. --a fight is scheduled is expected to be released ma. >> a group of baltimore
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paramedics is headed to new jersey to help out with the aftermath. >> they are part of a team from maryland requested to make the trip. kai reed there as they packed up for deployment. >> paramedic is the impact of for an assignment but this one is a little different. >> you are anxious but accokeek does want to get there and it started. >> she and four other baltimore city paramedic will have to abandon county, new jersey thursday morning -- to atlantic county, new jersey, thursday morning. >> straps, extra tabs. >> they have seen the devastating pictures and the 911 calls for service are overwhelming first responders. what a lot of flood and wind damage. people are uprooted and hopefully we will be able to step in and help people.
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>> it is heart wrenching watching people's cars, their whole neighborhoods, their houses. i cannot imagine being it and the back condition. >> transportation will be horrible. we have to figure out a race to transport them. >> they will probably spend most time helping from patient transport. >> the are prepared tuesday for up to 10 days. >> we are there to help each other. i hope that in the same situation, some but it would be willing to come here into this for us and our communities. >> here in maryland, we are still feeling the lingering affects of superstar sandy. 3 deaths. a contractor removing trees from the storm in annapolis was killed when a tree fell on him. a man died monday after a tree fell through this pasadena home. a woman also died and a car accident in montgomery county.
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a thief may have taken advantage of local closures. it tells a liquor store was robbed of nearly $4,000 worth of liquor and cigarettes. police say no cash was taken. but the person responsible also smashed the glass door of the store. after being disrupted by sandy, early voting resumed in maryland today. voters turned out in large numbers. the state board of elections says the number of early voters so far is more than 192,000. some polling places reported a two hour wait. early building is open to registered voters through this friday, november 2. the polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. anyone still in line at 9:00 will get to cast their ballot. for a list of sites, even had our web site, mitt romney is hoping some of those votes were for him.
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today he returned to the campaign trail but the republican presidential nominee clarified his position on the federal emergency management agency's role in disasters like hurricane sandy. in a statement released today, he says fema plays a key role in working with states and counties to prepare for a response to natural disasters. last year, mitt romney appeared to suggest fema should be shutdown and its responsibilities left to the state tree >> tonight bge restore power to more than 90% of customers. >> there are some still in the dark tonight. more on the cleanup in the aftermath. >> we are said at the bge area in timonium were a lot of just have come in and out. crews have been working around clock to restore power but there are still people in the dark tonight. they did not let that stop them
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from celebrating halloween. her halloween was a little darker this year than previous years. >> none of us have power on this street. or the whole block. we do not have a single line up behind our house. >> even though the streets and the denver neighborhood did not have working street lamps because of the storm, -- the streets in her neighborhood did not have working street lamps because of the storm. >> we did earlier this year. so they could have a little more time. dam it will go around trigger -- then we will go around trick-or- treating with them. >> even with the outages in this neighborhood, police officers maintained their normal patrol
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tonight. >> halloween comes every year. our officers will do everything they can to make sure kids can trick-or-treat safely. >> cleanup efforts are underway in ocean city where some streets were flooded and littered with debris. one of the hardest-hit areas is crisfield on the eastern shore. gov. o'malley spent part of the day touring the destruction in that area. >> hopefully out of this loss and damage, we can build it better and stronger to withstand the bigger storm of events we will be dealing with for the foreseeable future. >> losses in the began flooding along crisfield's -- also significant flooding along crisfield. >> there was flooding to my neck. i was in the hospital twice for seizures. ended up at two smelters -- shelters. hopefully i am going home today.
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>> residents and state officials are grateful the this section is not as bad as it could have been. a lot of schools across the state have reopened but some are still closed. for a full list, had to >> thank you. when it comes to super storm sandy, no special hurricane deductible applies according to the marilyn's assurance administration. the national weather service never issued a hurricane warning which means you only have to pay your standard deductible to fix any damage which could save customers quite a bit of money. if a hurricane warning was issued, maryland insurance administration, homeowners would have had to pay a percentage of the cost to fix the damage. that is great news for homeowners to could save tens of thousands of dollars. >> trick-or-treating was trickier this year because of power outages.
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you may have had a tough time getting the kids to bed tonight. but tonight we get some spooky sights and sounds of halloween. ♪ >> this is the haunted house sponsored by the u.s. ambassador's -- the youth embassadors. >> we are standing in the
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catacombs. >> happy halloween. >> good job. that was wonderful. scary. coming up, some of the other stories we're following tonight. >> the storm is moving out. up to canada now. getting farther away. ♪
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♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. >> baltimore city police are investigating three shooters. an adult male was shot ahead of
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the 5300 block of carriage court. no word on his condition. we do not have a possible suspect or motive yet. an hour earlier, an adult male was shot on the 1000 block of north broadway in east baltimore. detectives also say in another case, a man walked into an area hospital with gunshot wound to his arm. >> more than 500 maryland residents were victimized by these to gain access to their back -- bank accounts to area atms. >> tonight david explains to was responsible and how the scam worked. >> there is a checks that bounced. another check bounced. >> panic stricken, she called her bank. she is on disability in keep track of every cent she gets. >> i was scared. i said what is going on here. >> around the same time, stewart got a call from his bank that
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put him on edge. he and his wife for in the process of refinancing their home. they were told someone stole money out of their bank accounts. >> it is frustrating. it is personal. this is something where you feel like you -- your information, your account had been violated. >> how can you protect yourself? more than five and a people were victims of an international scheme. it netted more than six and a thousand dollars. the suspects are from bulgaria and got away with it for more than a year. the u.s. attorney considers this case and the particular a fairly sophisticated crime. >> it requires the perpetrators to engage in a series of criminal acts to accomplish the objective. >> federal court records indicate they placed small
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electronic devices over the slots were debit and credit cards are inserted into the atm. the skimmer reads the slip on the card. and this is one of them placing a device on an atm in bel air. hear, a surveillance camera catches him in a yellow shirt, installing a skimmer. they did this repeatedly, targeting dozens of banks all over the greater baltimore area, including a owings mills, ellicott city, waldorf, and belle ayr. >> to achieve their objectives, they need not just the information from the card with your pin number. >> to obtain that, they use miniature spy cameras like this one. they remove the tiny camera and attach it to be atms to record victims' injuring their pin numbers. then they remove the skimmers. tghhe plug into a computer and
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distillate and permission is e- mail to co-conspirators in bulgaria. they will be called the data and send it back to maryland where it will be encoded into magnetic strips. >> the data on the pony cart and the pin #the have recorder, they were able to access bank accounts. >> they took $368 from her, and that's a record checks -- enough to make her checks bounce. they took $1,000 from stewart. >> we thought was an identity theft breech for us. we were concerned about all of our bank accounts, credit cards. >> federal agents picked up a compromise atm locations and the suspect returned. by matching surveillance footage with their drivers licenses or i.d. cards, they link them to the crime and got warrants to search their homes. is was one of them. a garage. authorities found evidence, gift cards, including materials and
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camera devices inside. >> court records indicate they lived fairly modestly. some of the money was transferred back to accomplices in bulgaria. >> is there anything consumers can do to protect themselves? >> the devices are usually attached with double sided tape. to try to wiggle the atm device, you can see it is liz. >> as for the atm fees, he is now serving a six year prison term. another got 4 yards in prison. another received a two-year jail term. another remains a fugitive. she wishes she had a chance to speak to them. she thinks they got off easy. >> i had to change banks and everything. >> that is disturbing. some other safety tips, avoid lobby atms with broken access doors. there is any thing suspicious
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like loose parts or a sticky substance about the keypad, report it to authorities. always steal their pin number when you enter it. -- always sheild your pin number when you enter it. >> now, you're 11 and still weather + forecast. -- your insta weather forecast. >> snow-covered field out there near frostburg this evening. allegany county. looks less from the top side but it is a real hassle. a heavy wet snow. two feet in many locations. garrett county, that heavy wet snow, all kinds of damaging conditions out there because of it. around here, beginning to pull
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out of it with the storm system north of lake ontario now, moving into canada. the remnants of the storm still being felt. these are some of the streams we felt from sandy. the blizzard in garrett county dumped 29 inches of snow. wind gusts at 79 mph in anne arundel county. 12.5 inch of rain in easton. the storm approached ocean city on monday. all kinds of extreme weather here. standing is now the the canada and moving farther away. temperatures cooler than normal. thankfully no more rain today but almost at the 9 inch mark as we end the month. not a record. we had over 9 inches in october of 20 -- 2005. 46 degrees in an ocean city. low 40's as you head west.
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additional snow may fall overnight and into parts of allegany and garrett counties. they are under a winter weather advisory. pennsylvania, garrett county, west virginia, into tomorrow morning. slippery conditions possible. hear, clouds. 36 suburbs. 34 downtown. to borrow the cloud cover will begin to break up a little bit. -- tomorrow, the cloud cover will begin to break up a little bit. breezy thursday and friday but those northwest winds. in the back of cold air keeping temperatures below normal. friday and saturday, it is the start of the weekend before yet another storm developed in our area with the possibility of wet weather for the end of the weekend. tomorrow will be cooler than normal. mostly cloudy but breezy. the small craft advisory on the bay for costs over 20 knots. waves getting up about 1 ft. the times and the the afternoon.
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-- i foot at times in the afternoon. highs and the mid 50's. asian city will see a little more sunshine. will see little more sunshine. turning the clocks back sunday morning. sunny skies saturday. in an extra hour of sleep. the clocks go back to a.m. on sunday morning, back to 1:00 a.m. maybe showers for election day. >> do not hear anything that sounds like overconfidence when they talk about the browns. next in sports. >> triple digit jackpot. this is our -- power ball. tonight, a guaranteed $110
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it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message.
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the ravens make a habit of avoiding the losing streak. they have won the last 14 games after a loss but with nine withwins against the browns, the not confuse this game with an thiswin. the have though it -- only scored one touchdown in two road games. cleveland has won eight of the last two home games. >> cleveland, they always fight us. the always play us tough, no
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matter what portion of the season we played them. no matter where we play them or the records. it is always a fight between baltimore and cleveland. it is good for football. they are really playing right now. >> their defense is playing at a high level. we will have a challenge ahead of us. no surprise that the is be a great team, the san diego tartars. they are coming off a high. >> mark reynolds will have to do it split -- stay in baltimore for less money. the orioles have announced the decline to pick up the option on his contract. would have cost the team $11 million last season. he made 7 of $5 million this past season. live like to have reynolds back next year -- they would like to
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have reynolds back next year. >> a long way from baltimore. since then, he is transferred price and face assault charges for allegedly striking his rafah. sources tell his family and mentors occurred to him to get distance from baltimore. he will finish our -- high school in jacksonville. he's already committed to a caller's scars -- college scholarship at seton hall. right from loral won the world series of poker earlier today in las vegas. a lot of people noticed. he also won more than just praise. he pocketed a plot by million dollars for taking first place in the world series poker. let's look of the diamond
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bracelet. >> he put it on his mother's breast. he is a is mother's wrist. he is a recovering addict. >> perhaps you would like to place some poker.
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>> here is the weather. >> 54 degrees thursday and friday. on the breezy side. sunshine saturday before another storm roles in late sunday. turn the clocks back an hour. election day, a couple of showers. cool temperatures the next seven days. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute
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i've always been lucky. flew 37 bombing missions over germany. made it home every time. i'm lucky to have good friends who are all still around, and we're all lucky to have a friend named ben. ben's protected our medicare and veterans' benefits. and he's helping my 13 grandchildren afford college. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i'm honored to approve this message.
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>> jay: hey, rickey, that's a a great skeleton. oh, i love that. dorian, hey! great zombie costume. you look terrific! cool, cool. -- [ cheers and applause ] you don't look anything taylor lautner. the fake nose, the kiwi shoe polish hair -- [ cheers ] the coffee grinds glue

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